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2014-01-29 Wed 20:31
Fresh clashes broke out Tuesday in Maguindanao between government troops and Moro rebels opposed to peace deal following intermittent clashes the previous day, the military said.
The firefight started in the villages of Ganta and Batak in Shariff Saydona at 5a.m., Colonel Dickson Hermoso, spokesman of the Philippine Army’s 6th Infantry Division,said on Wednesday.
On Monday, clashes between the government forces and the breakaway Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters left 17 rebels killed in parts of Maguindanao.